3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L18 to L22

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for April 2023 an inspirational and committed Deputy Head teacher.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and make a significant contribution to the next phase of Cranbourne’s journey towards excellence. Cranbourne is a Good school with Outstanding Leadership, according to Ofsted in 2021; we have made significant progress since then and now need an experienced senior leader to steer us to excellence in behaviour, attendance and ethos.

We are looking for somebody who has a genuine commitment to high quality comprehensive education; equality, diversity and student well-being, with a proven track record in senior leadership roles. The successful candidate will possess significant experience of managing the pastoral area at either senior or middle leadership level together with the ability to motivate, inspire and enthuse with the skills to embrace and manage change in the pursuit of excellence.

What the school offers its staff

Cranbourne has a continual focus on improving subject specialist teaching and achievement; and we encourage staff to work with a high degree of independence. We have a welcoming staff body, who support each other at all times and maintain a good work - life balance.

Our teachers are offered a good range of training opportunities, from collaborative twilights, to conferences, staff book groups and learning lunches. We offer an excellent induction programme, an exciting learning and teaching environment and first-class on-going professional learning opportunities to further enhance your career.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding at Cranbourne means ensuring that all members of our community are happy and safe and that young people can make informed decisions about the situations that present themselves.

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About Cranbourne

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
557 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01256 868605

Cranbourne is a welcoming 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of Basingstoke. The school is situated in a leafy suburb, close to the town centre on a large green site, with excellent facilities, including extensive playing fields, specialist arts, media and design workshops as well as a large indoor swimming pool. We also benefit from specialist vocational teaching in Hair and Beauty and Sport and Music. The school’s core purpose is to meet the needs of each individual student. We are proud of our GCSE results, and our specialist unit for the teaching of students with dyslexia.

Arranging a visit to Cranbourne

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